Satire is dangerous... but how about sexual morality - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • allang
    • 15.06.13 | 03:56 (IDT)

    Publishing cartoon satire is dangerous in Iran. But, how about sexual morality in the Islamic Republic. Ayatollah Khomeini wrote extensively about morality and Islamic Jurisprudence. He published a two-volume book called 'Tahrir al Wasilah'. A portion of the book was dedicated to sexual pleasure with children. Here's a direct quote from the essay on sexuality with children... 'A man can have intimate sexual pleasure from a child as young as a baby. However, he should not penetrate her vaginally... but sodomizing the child is acceptable. This girl will not count as one of his four permanent wives'... ['Tahrir al Wasilah' - fourth edition, Qom, Iran, 1990].

    from the article: Creating satire in Iran is no laughing matter
    First published 11:46 13.06.13 | Last updated 11:46 13.06.13
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